Steelworkers in America: The Nonunion Era

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University of Illinois Press, 1960 - Business & Economics - 361 pages
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This edition of one of the seminal books in labor includes a new preface as well as a symposium on the book in which seven prominent historians discuss its significance and its place in the historiography of labor.
  

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User Review  - Michael Tildsley - Goodreads

Perhaps not a glamorous title for the bookshelf, but it did provide key insight into the steel industry pre-WWI, and the racial make-up in the service injury. Pretty interesting stuff. Read full review

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User Review  - Mark Bowles - Goodreads

vid Brody, Steelworkers in America; The Nonunion Era (1960) 1. Iron and steel industry from 1880-1929 2. The steel industry was not designed for the worker, but for the owner Read full review

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Contents

The Psychology and Method of Steelmaking
1
Economy and Labor
27
The Breakdown of Craft Unionism
50
The Sources of Stability The Skilled Workers
80
The Sources of Stability The Immigrants
96
The Sources of Stability The Mill Towns
112
Toward Industrial Unionism
125
The Genesis of Labor Reform
147
The Wartime Rights of Labor
199
Organizing the Steelworkers
214
The Great Strike
231
Restoration
263
Symposium
279
LIZABETH COHEN
295
DAVID BRODY
342
Index
349

The Steelworkers in the World War
180

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Brody is an emeritus professor of history at the University of California at Davis.

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